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Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
taliban themselves but there have been setbacks lately as some of the trainees have turned their guns on their u.s. allies. 33 americans have been killed that way this year. what the does that do to america's road out of afghanistan? we asked charlie d'agata to hook up with a joint patrol in kandahar province. >> what you see here is the cement blocks, obstacles we put in place. >> reporter: this is the stark new reality for u.s. combat troops working alongside their afghan partners. >> it's restricted the traffic- ability of anything large or fast. >> reporter: and that's new within the past two weeks? >> yes. where we used to have this wide open space. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel leroy barker got orders to reinforce his small outpost in kandahar province not against the taliban but against insider attacks from his afghan partners. while there's never been one here, it's already driven a wedge between the two forces. the americans and afghans are separated by a cement walkway. u.s. troops call it the alamo. a u.s. soldier stands guard with the machine gun 24 hours a day. >> they
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
three americans and their afghan translator. the taliban claimed responsibility. e afgfghan war began 11 years ago this weekend in response, of course, to the 9/11 terror attacks. and in all those years the u.s. thoseeen building a global counterterrorism force. but, until tonight, no camera has ever been inside one secret facility outside washington. it's called the terrorist ecreening center. everyone there has a top secret clearance and it took bob orr months to gain access and bring us this story. >> reporter: the terrorist screening center is home to the nation's top-secret information on suspected terrorists. it's so sensitive we were asked not to record any of the sounds inside this room. and we agreed to identify only an director tim healy, a veteran f.b.i. agent who overseas the f. throrist watch list of 520,000 names. >> that could be a facilitator, >> tould be a bomber, it could be a bomb maker, it could be anything. it's anybody connected to terrorism. or reporter: this clearing house of terrorist information is used everyday by t.s.a. officers, ,order agents and state, local
Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
taliban are turning a deadly attack on a joint u.s. british base into a propaganda victory. bob orr tells us about a new video that surfaced today. >> reporter: the seven-minute video released by the taliban purports to show the final agages of planning for the brazen attack on camp bastion. insurgents, wearing what appear to be u.s. military uniforms, are shown cutting through a chain link fence, a tactic used in the assault. another scene shows enemy fighters in an operational planning session. one of the commanders uses a white board and crude sketches at describe the location of aircraft and fortifications on the british-run air base. re great detail, the leader lscribes how the attackers will split into three teams, each with specific target assignments. and the tape contains messages, lasts will of some of the fighters who clearly didn't expect to survive the assault. this man, speaking in english, accuses the united states of attacking islam. >> reporter: the september 14 nighttime raid was the mos destructive enemy attack in the decade-long afghanistan war. ur insurgents arm
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